Thursday, April 23, 2009

Favorite Peanut Brittle

This recipe is from an old Camp Fire Girls cookbook.

2 cups sugar
1 cup light corn syrup
1 cup water
1 lb raw peanuts
1/8 tsp salt
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 tsp butter
2 tsp baking soda

In a saucepan, place sugar, corn syrup,and water. Bring mixture to a boil and boil until mixture spins a thread. Stir in the peanuts and cook until mixture is golden brown. Add the salt, vanilla, and butter, mixing well; remove from heat. Mix in the soda quickly. Spread mixture out on a buttered surface. Break into pieces when cooled.

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